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Where’s my flying car?

The Joby S4 eVTOL aircraft.
Meet the Joby S4 eVTOL (electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft). Range: 250 km. Speed: 300 km/h. Power: 100% electric. Joby Aviation announced in February that they plan to have 100 in service as sky taxis by 2026. Credit: Joby Aviation.

The Jetsons cartoons gave a boomer generation a vision of seemingly magical powered flying vehicles. Are we any closer? Mark Pesce wonders if aero-autos are finally ready for takeoff.

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